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The Quest for the Historical Israel: Debating Archaeology and the History of Early Israel
The title of this useful volume is somewhat misleading. The “quest” associated with Albert Schweitzer’s similarly titled tome, The Quest of the Historical Jesus, uncovered the folly of attempting toExpand
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Israel's beneficent dead
 This investigation aims to ascertain whether or not the Israelites believed in the supernatural beneficent power of the dead. First, a lexicon of selected mortuary practices and beliefs isExpand
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Afterlife Beliefs: Memory as Immortality
The topics of death and afterlife have long held a central place in modern reconstructions of the religious traditions of ancient Mediterranean West Asia or the Levant. Those of the Late Bronze AgeExpand
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Israel's beneficent dead : the origin and character of Israelite ancestor cults and necromancy
Brian B. Schmidt Doctor of Philosophy Wolfson College Michaelmas Term, 1991 ISRAEL'S BENEFICENT DEAD: THE ORIGIN AND CHARACTER OF ISRAELITE ANCESTOR CULTS AND NECROMANCY This investigation aims toExpand
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[On the significance of the skin. Attempt at an elucidation of its meaning in human life].
  • B. B. Schmidt
  • Medicine
  • Zeitschrift fur Psycho-somatische Medizin
  • 1962